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Equinor halts some Mongstad gasoline production, evacuates workers after leak

OSLO Equinor's Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast evacuated 300 workers and halted part of its gasoline production following a leak, the company said on Monday.

UK cabinet minister floats 'Plan B' before key vote on May's Brexit deal

LONDON A close ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday became the first cabinet minister to float a possible Plan B if, as expected, parliament next week rejects her proposal to leave the European Union.

World, Dec 08 2018

Pressure mounts to bury carbon emissions, but who will pay?

LONDON When countries gather on Sunday to hammer out how they will enact pledges to cut carbon emissions, a Norwegian-led oil consortium will offer a solution: pump some of your excess carbon dioxide to us and we could store it for you.

Environment, Nov 29 2018

Norwegian Air unveils London-Rio flight, challenging 'monopoly'

SAO PAULO Budget carrier Norwegian Air plans to start flights between London and Rio de Janeiro in March to break what it said was a "monopoly" enjoyed by British Airways between the two cities.

Aerospace & Defense Nov 27 2018

Norway's minority government seals budget deal, sets stage to expand cabinet

OSLO Norway's minority center-right government has struck a deal with the independent Christian Democrats (CDP) on a 2019 fiscal bill, it said on Tuesday, securing the budget's passage in parliament and setting the stage for talks to expand the cabinet.

World, Nov 20 2018

Thousands protest in Norway against restricting abortion

OSLO Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Norwegian cities on Saturday against restricting women's access to abortion, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government.

World, Nov 17 2018

Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in Arctic

OSLO Russia was the likely culprit behind the disruption of GPS navigation signals over northern Scandinavia during recent NATO military exercises, Norway's defense minister said on Tuesday.

World, Russia, Nov 13 2018

Norwegian frigate now nearly submerged after collision

OSLO A Norwegian navy frigate that collided with an oil tanker last week was almost completely submerged on Tuesday despite efforts to salvage the sinking vessel, pictures taken by the Norwegian Coastal Administration showed.

World, Nov 13 2018

Norway suspends arms export licenses to Saudi Arabia

OSLO Norway announced on Friday that it was suspending new licenses for arms exports to Saudi Arabia following recent developments in the Gulf kingdom and the situation in Yemen.

World, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Nov 09 2018

Norwegian Air: all our 737 MAX 8 operate as normal after Boeing statement

OSLO Norwegian Air said on Wednesday all fourteen of its 737 MAX 8 Boeing planes were operating as normal after receiving a safety bulletin from the U.S. plane manufacturer.

Aerospace & Defense, Nov 07 2018

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